Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Strengthening influenza A/H5N1 epidemic prevention through southern border

Thursday, 29/04/2010, 06:32

(ANTD) - Day 28-4, Dr. Nguyen Huy Nga - Department of Preventive Medicine and Environment - Ministry of Health said the Department has recently written to direct medical quarantine center in the province of international border with Cambodia border controlled evolution influenza A/H5N1 epidemic.

Especially must coordinate with the Department of Agriculture and Rural province controlled poultry trade between two countries, not for poultry diseases into our country. According to Dr. Nguyen Huy Nga, the H1N1 flu is spread with very high mortality rate in Cambodia, so the risk of spread to the southern region of our country through a very large border. Up to this point, in Cambodia who has recorded 10 positive for influenza A/H5N1, including eight deaths. Translate thrive in some border provinces bordering Vietnam.

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